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Mount Magazine is the name commonly used for the tallest mountain in the state of Arkansas and is the site of Mount Magazine State Park. The mountain is a flat-topped plateau with a sandstone cap rimmed by precipitous rock cliffs. Two peaks are situated atop the plateau, Signal Hill, which is often identified as the tallest point in Arkansas, and Mossback Ridge, which reaches 2,700 feet. Magazine Mountain sits in the midst of the Ozark National Forest in the Arkansas River Valley.    

Magazine Mountain - Arkansas

Top 10 Mountains in the United States of America

America’s Mountains have a huge attraction for many different sorts of travelers. Experienced and adventurous travelers may want to climb a mountain, while less experienced travelers are perfectly happy camping and picnicking at the base just to have her in view.  Several of  America’s most popular mountains allow visitors to venture to the summit via aerial tram, train or car so they too can experience the magnificent views from the top.  Emailing your pictures to .

Grand Teton is the highest mountain in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park at 13,776’ and a classic destination in American mountaineering. Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.  This destination in the US you will remember forever.

Grand Teton - Wyoming

Mount Elbert is the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains of North America, at 14,440 feet, the second highest mountain in the contiguous United States after Mount Whitney in California.  The summit of Mount Elbert is large and broad while the weather can be quite harsh with strong winds.  This mountain is part of the range that follows the Continental Divide - the “backbone of America”.  Many of the streams that originate on the mountain empty into the Arkansas River.  There are three main routes up the mountain which each gain 4100+ feet of elevation.  A worthy hike - A great  mountain.

Mount Elbert - Colorado

Ascending to 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington landscape. Mt. Rainier is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, and it is on the Decade Volcano list. Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.A., spawning six major rivers. Sub-alpine wildflower meadows ring the icy volcano while ancient forest cloaks Mount Rainier’s lower slopes. Wildlife abounds in the park’s ecosystems. A lifetime of discovery awaits.  

Mount Rainier - Washington

Mount McKinley, or Denali, in Alaska, is the highest mountain peak in the United States and in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,320 feet above sea level. Measured base-to-peak, it is the Earth's tallest mountain on land.    The mountain is regularly climbed these days. Robert Tatum commented -"The view from the top of Mount McKinley is like looking out the windows of Heaven!" Five large glaciers flow off the slopes of the mountain. It is a centerpiece for North America.

Mount McKinley - Alaska

Mount Saint Elias, also designated Boundary Peak 186, is the second highest mountain in both Canada and the United States, being situated on the Yukon and Alaska border. The mountain is a giant  granite rock that was lifted above Earth’s crust during a period of tectonic activity that began over 60 million years ago. It rises abruptly some 18,000 feet from Denali Fault at its base to the higher, more southerly of its two summits. The upper half of the mountain is covered with snowfields that feed many glaciers, some surpassing 30 miles in length.

Mount Saint Elias - Alaska

The tallest mountain in the northeastern US at 6288 feet - Mount Washington is located in the famous The mountain is located in the famous Presidential Range of the White Mountains.  Millions have climbed to the top of this peak and millions have either driven or rode the Mount Washington Cog Railway to its summit   For 76 years, until 2010, a weather observatory on the summit held the record for the highest wind gust directly measured at the Earth's surface, 231 mph.  Mount Washington has a special place in our hearts as it was climbed many times during the early  years of our  founder - Peter Smith.    

Mount Washington - New Hampshire

Mauna Kea is a volcano on the island of Hawaii. Standing 13,803 ft above sea level, its peak is the highest point in the U.S. state of Hawaii. However, much of Mauna Kea is below sea level; when measured from its oceanic base, its height is 33,500 ft -- more than twice Mount Everest's base-to-peak height. Mauna Kea is about one million years and formed by its volcanic eruptions.  With its high altitude, dry environment, and stable airflow, Mauna Kea's summit is one of the best sites in the world for astronomical observation.  Mauna Kea is a popular hiking and hunting area in Hawaii.

Mauna Kea - Hawaii

To see the tallest mountains east of the Mississippi River, you must come to western North Carolina.  The highest, Mount Mitchell, at 6,684 feet, is part of the Black Mountain range.  It was named for Elijah Mitchell, a professor of science at the University of North Carolina, who in 1857 fell to his death on its slopes.   North Carolina tried to preserve the mountain’s environment by turning it into a state park, but its crowning fir forest continues to be ravaged by a deadly combination of air pollution and tree killing insects.  This mountain is challenging hike and beautiful drive to the summit.

Mount Mitchell - North Carolina

Many visitors to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are interested in seeing Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in the "lower 48" states at 14,505 feet. However, Mount Whitney is on the east side of the Great Western Divide, a chain of mountains that runs north/south through the center of Sequoia National Park. Every year thousands travel to Whitney with their hearts set on attaining the summit of Mt. Whitney.  To maintain the natural wilderness character of the hike and prevent overcrowding daily quotas for the Mt. Whitney trail during the peak season are put in place.    Awesome Hiking!

Mount Whitney - California

Arches National Park Tours

Arches National Park reserves over two thousand natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch, in addition to a variety of unique geological resources...
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Your amazing trip to New York City could be the adventure of a lifetime....take in Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, Museums, Central Park and much more.  Two night land packages begin at $299.  
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Mountain Biking on Pikes Peak- WOW!

Come join us for an experience of a lifetime. There is no better way to experience Pikes Peak than on a bicycle. We offer fun safe tours for all skill... more »
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